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Pico de Gallo

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  • 6 tomatoes, preferably Roma (or 3 large tomatoes), diced
  • ½ medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 2 serrano or jalapeño peppers, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
  • juice of 1 lime
  • ⅛ teaspoon oregano, finely crushed
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ small avocado, diced


  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a glass or stainless steel bowl.
  2. Serve immediately or refrigerate and serve within 4 or 5 hours.

Yield: 8 servings
Serving Size: ½ cup
Calories 42
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 44 mg
Total Fiber 2 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrates 7 g
Potassium 337 mg

Recipe Source: Delicious Heart Healthy Latino Recipes/Platillos latinos sabrosos y saludables

Last Updated: May 17, 2013